Ocean Life


Safe Haven

Safe Haven

Clouds of buestreak fusiliers swarm over giant “plates” of tabletop coral (Acropora spp.) on the reefs at South Brother Island in…

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Fat Chance

A fatty compound responsible for the rapid, mysterious death of phytoplankton in the North Atlantic may hold unexpected promise in…

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Journey to a Ph.D.

Journey to a Ph.D.

Eleanor Bors opted to skip her commencement exercises at Oberlin in 2009 to get an early start in WHOI’s annual…

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Future Ocean Vision

Future Ocean Vision

A group of students from the Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Mass., visited the Ocean Science Exhibit Center…

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Earth Day, Every Day

Earth Day, Every Day

A school of humpback snapper glows in the sunlight of South Brother Island of the Chagos Archipelago during a recent…

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Coral Collectors

Coral Collectors

WHOI scientists Amy Apprill (left) and Matthew Neave collect tissue samples from corals off Woleai Atoll of the Federated States of…

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Deepwater Horizon

Deepwater Horizon

Today marks the fifth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, which killed 11 people and released about 75,000 gallons of…

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The Hole Story

The Hole Story

WHOI senior research assistant Justin Ossolinski collects gear after helping core a Porites lobata coral colony off Danger Island in…

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